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by Yang, Gene Luen; Pien, Lark, ill
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Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture. Presented in comic book format
Topics: Graphic novels, Chinese Americans, Identity, Schools, Cartoons and comics
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by Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
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Topics: Cerebral palsy, Children with disabilities, Communication, Interpersonal relations, Genius, People...
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by Carle, Eric
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Book board edition
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by Gaines, Ernest J., 1933-
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In his first novel in ten years, Ernest Gaines, the highly acclaimed author of the best-selling The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, brings us a wrenching story of death and identity in a small Cajun Louisiana community in the late 1940s. A young black named Jefferson is a reluctant party in a shoot-out in a liquor store in which the three other men involved are all killed, including the white store owner. Jefferson, the only survivor, is accused of murder. At the trial, the essence of the...
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Topics: African American men, Death row inmates, Race relations, Friendship, Roman américain
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by Palacio, R. J
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Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student
Topics: Abnormalities, Human, Self-acceptance, Middle schools, Schools
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by Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-
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"A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected"--
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Hinds, Gareth, 1971-; Homer. Odyssey
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Retells, in graphic novel format, Homer's epic tale of Odysseus, the ancient Greek hero who encounters witches and other obstacles on his journey home after fighting in the Trojan War
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Classics by Age, Children's Books -- Literature -- Science...
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by Oliver, Mary, 1935-
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"A Harvest original."
Topics: English language, American poetry, English poetry, Poetry
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by Dangarembga, Tsitsi
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"This U.S. edition first published in 1989 by Seal Press"--T.p. verso
Topic: Women
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by Lowry, Lois
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137 p. ; 22 cm
Topics: World War, 1939-1945 -- Denmark -- Juvenile fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Denmark -- Fiction,...
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by Itten, Johannes, 1888-1967; van Haagen, Ernst, translator
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Translation of: Kunst der Farbe
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Topics: Color, Painting, Aesthetics
Source: folio
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by Riordan, Rick
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A Junior Library Guild selection
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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by Frank, Katherine
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 537-544) and index
Topics: Gandhi, Indira, 1917-1984, Gandhi, Indira, Prime ministers, Biographie
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by Yalom, Irvin D., 1931-
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Topics: Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900, Breuer, Josef, 1842-1925, Psychotherapist and patient,...
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by Seuss, Dr
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A Beginner Book
Topics: Fantasy, Stories in rhyme, Children's stories, American, Cats, Nonsense verses
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by Deborah E. Harkness
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Examining the complexities of the problems of black youths from an insider's perspective, an African-American journalist recalls his own troubled childhood, his rehabilitation while in prison, and his successful Washington Post career. Reprint. 150,000 first printing. The author remembers his journey from a working class African American neighborhood to prison to a prestigious position on the Washington Post
Topics: McCall, Nathan, African Americans, Journalists, African American youth, African American men
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by Steven D. Levitt
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Topics: Economics -- Psychological aspects, Economics -- Sociological aspects
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Leadership
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by Collins, Suzanne
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By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11,...
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by Chernow, Ron
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [780]-788) and index
Topics: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804, Statesmen
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xliv, 947 pages ; 26 cm
Topics: Troubles mentaux -- diagnostic, Troubles mentaux -- classification, Klassifikation,...
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by John M. Barry
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Adiga, Aravind
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Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over the course of seven nights, by the scattered light of a preposterous chandelier, Balram tells the terrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life--having nothing but his own wits to help him along
Topics: Chauffeurs, Poor, Ambition, Businesspeople
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by Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961
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Topics: Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961, Authors, American
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by P.D. Eastman
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by Saramago, José; Pontiero, Giovanni
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"A Harvest book."
Topics: Blindness, Blindness, Literature, Modern
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by Hosseini, Khaled
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11,...
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by Stockett, Kathryn
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Originally published: New York : Amy Einhorn Books, c2009
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Topics: Civil rights movements, African American women
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by Murakami, Haruki, 1949-
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925 pages ; 24 cm
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Topics: Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, FICTION -- Dystopian, FICTION -- Literary, FICTION -- Magical...
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by Stephen W. Hawking; S. W. Hawking
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Topics: General, History & Philosophy, History Of Mathematics, Mathematicians And Their Works,...
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Topics: Autism -- Fiction., Savants (Savant syndrome) -- Fiction., England -- Fiction.
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by Riordan, Rick
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Carter Kane and his sister must prevent the chaos snake Apophis from breaking free in a few days' time or the world will come to an end. To have any chance of battling these Forces of Chaos, the Kanes must revive the sun god Ra
Topics: Mythology, Egyptian, Brothers and sisters, Voyages and travels, Magic, Mythology, Egyptian,...
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by Alison Bechdel
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Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade...
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by Suzanne Collins
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Stella Adler
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Topic: Acting
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by Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944; Woods, Katherine, 1886-1968
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Translation of Le petit prince
Topic: Fantasy
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Bouwkunst
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Mudgett, Herman W., 1861-1896, Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912, World's Columbian Exposition...
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62 p. : 23 cm
Topics: Fishes -- Juvenile fiction, Pets -- Juvenile fiction, Stories in rhyme
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The kingdom of the royal Stark family faces its ultimate challenge in the onset of a generation-long winter, the poisonous plots of the rival Lannisters, the emergence of the Neverborn demons, and the arrival of barbarian hordes
Topics: Imaginary places, Good and evil, Imaginary wars and battles, Magic, Winter
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by Kotter, John P., 1947-
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Pt. 1. The change problem and its solution. Transforming organizations : why firms fail -- Successful change and the force that drives it -- pt. 2. The eight-stage process. Establishing a sense of urgency -- Creating the guiding coalition -- Developing the guiding coalition -- Developing a vision and strategy -- Communicating the change vision -- Empowering employees for broad-based action -- Generating short-term wins -- Consolidating gains and producing more change -- Anchoring new approaches...
Topics: Organizational change, Leadership, Industrial organization, Strategic planning, Changement...
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by Seuss, Dr
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In verse, Sam-I-am tells of the virtues of green eggs and ham
Topics: Readers, Picture books
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by Chernow, Ron. author
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 737-749) and index
Topics: Philanthropists, Historical - U.S., Biography/Autobiography, Biography & Autobiography,...
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by Jean Piaget
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by Zander, Rosamund Stone, 1942-; Zander, Benjamin, 1939-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Possibility, Achievement, Personal Satisfaction, Self Concept, Possibilité
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by Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940
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On Long Island in the early 1920s the mysterious Jay Gatsby tries to rekindle his romance with Daisy, a young woman who has married another man, the wealthy and cruel Tom Buchanan
Topics: Non-Classifiable, Classics, Literature - Classics / Criticism, Fiction, Traffic accidents, Married...
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by Cook, David A
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Bibliography: p. 671-692
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmkunst, Cinéma, Motion pictures, Film
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by Lorde, Audre
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Poetry, Feminism, Lesbianism, Afro-American women
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by Alex Haley
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Topics: Haley, Alex., Haley family., Kinte family., Blacks -- history.
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by Clancy, Tom, 1947-
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After an airliner crashes into the Capitol, killing the president, Jack Ryan, the vice-president takes over. The novel describes Ryan's campaign to impose a right-wing morality on the U.S. and a new order on the world, the latter accomplished with the aid of high-tech warfare. A sequel to Debt of Honor. Jack Ryan becomes president by sheer accident when the former president, most of Congress, the Cabinet and the Supreme Court are bombed out of existence. Ryan must jump in to discover who did...
Topic: Ryan, Jack (Fictitious character)
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by Silverstein, Shel
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A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return
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Topics: Trees, Trees
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by Chevalier, Jean
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Topics: Signs and symbols -- Dictionaries, Folklore -- Dictionaries, Mythology -- Dictionaries, Symbolism...
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by Mandelbrot, Benoit B
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Rev. ed. of: Fractals. c1977
Topics: Geometry, Mathematical models, Stochastic processes, Fractals
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [507]-527) and index
Topics: Influenza, Influenza
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by Kincaid, Jamaica
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Lucy has left the West Indies for a job in New York, but she discovers that her employers' perfect lives are not what they seem
Topics: West Indian Americans, Women household employees
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by Williams, John, 1922-1994
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Mode of access: Internet
Topics: Literature, English teachers, College teachers, Marital conflict, Adultery
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by Murakami Haruki
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by Vogel, Paula
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Topics: Academic Literacy, Reading Level-Adult
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by Joann Ellison Rodgers
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Topics: Sex (Biology), Sex., Sex Behavior.
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by Jared Diamond
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Topics: Social evolution, Civilization -- History, Ethnology, Human beings -- Effect of environment on,...
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by Gay Robins
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Topics: Art, Egyptian, Art, Ancient -- Egypt
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by Rushdie, Salman
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Topic: Short stories
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by Stockett, Kathryn
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In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the way women--black and white, mothers and daughters--view one another
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
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by Malcolm X
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Topics: X, Malcolm, 1925-1965, Black Muslims -- Biography, African Americans -- Biography
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by Antony Beevor
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Marqués, René
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by Riordan, Rick; Hyperion Books for Children, publisher; Disney Book Group, publisher
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Despite their best efforts, Carter and Sadie Kane can't seem to keep Apophis, the chaos snake, down. Their only hope: find an ancient spell that might turn the serpent's own shadow into a weapon
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
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by Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Sachar, Louis, 1954-
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Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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Topic: Success
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by Bennis, Warren G
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Originally published: Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1989. With a new introduction
Topics: Leadership, Leadership
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by Seuss, Dr
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Advice in rhyme for proceeding in life; weathering fear, loneliness, and confusion; and being in charge of your actions. "Don't be fooled by the title of this seriocomic ode to success; it's not 'Climb Every Mountain,' kid version. All journeys face perils, whether from indecision, from loneliness, or worst of all, from too much waiting. Seuss' familiar pajama-clad hero is up to the challenge, and his odyssey is captured vividly in busy two-page spreads evoking both the good times...
Topic: Reading Level-Adult
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by Moore, Robert L.
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Topics: Men -- Psychology., Masculinity., Archetype (Psychology)